____ Are workstations and tasks assessed for ergonomics hazards?
____ Is a medical surveillance program established to detect possible ergonomic injuries and hazards earlyon?
____ Can the work be performed without eye strain or glare to employees?
____ Can the task be done without repetitive lifting of the arms above the shoulder level?
____ Can the task be done without the worker having to hold his or her elbows out and away from the body?
____ Can workers keep their hand and wrists in a neutral position when working?
____ Are mechanical assists available to the worker performing materials-handling tasks?
____ Can the task be done without having to stoop the neck and shoulders to view the work?
____ Are pressure points on any part of the body (wrists, forearms, back of thighs) being avoided?
____ Can the work be done using the larger muscles of the body?
____ Are there sufficient rest breaks, in addition to the regular rest breaks, to relieve stress from repetitive motion tasks?
____ Are tools, instruments and machinery shaped, positioned, and handled so that tasks can be performed comfortably?
____ Are all pieces of furniture adjusted, positioned, and arranged to minimize strain on the body?
____ Are unnecessary distances eliminated when moving materials?
____ Are lifts confined within the knuckle to shoulder zone?
____ Does the task require fixed work postures?
____ Is work arranged so that workers are not required to lift and carry to much weight?
____ If workers have to push or pull objects using great amounts of force, are mechanical aids provided?